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Business of Entertainment

Business of Entertainment

Mint - HT Smartcast



In this podcast, Lata Jha takes you through the financial performance of all that's buzzing in the entertainment world, be it films or shows from your favourite TV channel or streaming platform. 

This is a Mint production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

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Available Episodes

03:33
Hollywood earns big at India box office
EPISODE 160

Hollywood films have managed to earn ₹1,200 crore to ₹1,300 crore in box office collections in India in 2022, making for about 12-13% of overall box office earnings in the country ... Read more

24 Jan4 MINS
03:12
Pongal weekend brings cheer for theatres
EPISODE 159

Movie theatres, particularly across South India, were hoping the big Pongal weekend could help start the year on a good note for film business. In the latest episode of its show, ' ... Read more

17 Jan3 MINS
03:39
Theatres hope for box office upswing in new year
EPISODE 158

After a forgettable 2022 that brought barely half the revenues of pre-pandemic years, the Hindi film industry is placing hopes on the first quarter of the New Year. In the latest e ... Read more

10 Jan4 MINS
03:36
‘Cirkus’ opens poorly, ‘Avatar’ sustains over Christmas weekend
EPISODE 157

Movie theatres that were pinning hopes on the big Christmas weekend to help bolster their fortunes at the end of the year were in for a mixed box office response. In the latest epi ... Read more

27 Dec4 MINS
03:43
‘Avatar 2’ storms the Indian box office
EPISODE 156

Indian movie theatres are counting on Avatar: The Way of Water—which released this Friday, to boost box-office collections as local offerings fail to impress filmgoers. In the late ... Read more

20 Dec4 MINS
03:32
‘An Action Hero’ new release of the week, Disney+ Hotstar streams ‘Freddy’
EPISODE 155

The new Hindi movie release in cinemas this week is Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat's An Action Hero directed by Anirudh Iyer. In the latest episode of its show, 'Business o ... Read more

06 Dec4 MINS
03:29
‘Bhediya’ new release in cinemas, Bob Iger returns to Disney
EPISODE 154

The new release in cinemas this week is horror comedy Bhediya starring Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Abhishek Banerjee and Deepak Dobriyal directed by Amar Kaushik. In the latest epis ... Read more

29 Nov3 MINS
03:39
‘Drishyam 2’ brings cheer for Hindi box office
EPISODE 153

The new Hindi movie release in cinemas this week is Ajay Devgn's Drishyam 2, which seems to have brought some relief to the ailing box office, having made over Rs. 15 crores on day ... Read more

22 Nov4 MINS
03:40
‘Uunchai,’ ‘Black Panther’ new releases in cinemas
EPISODE 152

The new film release in cinemas this week, Sooraj Barjatya's Uunchai starring Amitabh Bachchan, made around Rs. 1.75 crore on day one. In the latest episode of its show, 'Business ... Read more

15 Nov4 MINS
03:53
Reality shows see uptick in ratings, south films add to Hindi box office
EPISODE 151

Top non-fiction shows on television, such as Bigg Boss and Kaun Banega Crorepati, are seeing a 15-20% increase in ratings from last year, though the viewership numbers are still 30 ... Read more

09 Nov4 MINS
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